Omaha Public Radio News
Tue December 18, 2007
Von Maur makes donation to victims' fund
By Katie Knapp
Omaha, NE – The Von Maur Victims Fund was set up by the United Way after the December fifth shootings. The fund is dedicated to the victims and was set up to help their families. United Way of the Midlands announced today in a news release that Von Maur has donated $500,000 to the fund, bringing the balance to $843,000. An initial payment of $5,000 has been sent to the victims and their families, with a victims fund advisory committee providing oversight. Von Maur is scheduled to reopen Thursday morning.